Monday, May 30, 2016

Braided Chocolate Almond Pastry


Yes, I said chocolate, do I have you hooked already!? This easy recipe requires three ingredients, puff pastry, a chocolate bar and sliced almonds.
Ingredients: 
Puff Pastry 
Favorite chocolate Bar (I used a king size Hershey bar) 
Egg Wash
Sliced almonds

Directions: 
-Lay out puff pastry and place chocolate bar in the center of the puff pastry
-Cut diagonal lines along the left and right side of the puff pastry about an inch apart.
- Remove the corner pieces
-Starting from the top, fold down the top flap and then alternate right and left like a braid
-Fold the bottom flap in and finish alternating 
-Place pastry on parchment paper and brush with egg wash
-Sprinkle almonds on top 
-Bake at 415 degrees for 25 minutes or until golden